Funding for this research was provided by:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (395167)
Brescia University College
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Received: 20 November 2018
Accepted: 3 March 2019
First Online: 15 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Western University Research Ethics Board (#108511) and all participants completed an informed consenting process with a member of the research team. Personal information about participants collected during the consent/data collection processes are stored securely in a locked cabinet, in a locked office. Saliva samples are analyzed and securely stored at the Nutrigenomix, Inc. Laboratory. Each sample is coded with a 14-digit barcode; no personal identifying information are included on the samples. Any reported adverse events and unintended effects will be discussed amongst the research team and dealt with on a case-by-case basis. A data monitoring committee is not needed for the purposes of this study given that one author is not blinded, and that the overall risk for harm is low.
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